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The key purpose of a selection interview is to assess the skills, experience and general background of the candidate in order to make a decision on his or suitability for the job.
The employer should take steps to avoid complaints of discrimination arising from the arrangements for the interview or the nature of the questioning.
The employer should ensure that it makes adequate records of what is said at the interview.
2 Mar 2021
The Covid-19 pandemic has transformed how we hire people, including how and when we interview and communicate with candidates.
11 Jan 2021
There is little doubt that employees should bring their whole selves to work, but it would be naïve to think...
2 Nov 2020
With just a few weeks until we celebrate the Personnel Today Awards 2020, we profile the shortlisted organisations. The latest...
20 Oct 2020
Senior executives' relationship with new employers is changing as they look to safeguard their positions against a background of instability.
14 Sep 2020
With so little recruitment this year, organisations with vacancies report being inundated with applications for the limited roles they have...
21 Aug 2020
Talent risks being wasted through poor decision-making that is based on uninformed, inconsistent and biased information, writes Roger Philby.
2 Jul 2020
For organisations up and down the country, Covid-19 has put considerable strain on HR. Many in the profession are facing...
29 Jun 2020
Although most organisations have frozen recruitment while they focus on recovery, BAE Systems is bucking the trend by going ahead...
24 Jun 2020
There will be a shift in the skills and behaviours employers will be looking for in job candidates as organisations...
30 Apr 2020
How can businesses attract and recruit the best candidates when everyone's working at home?
3 Apr 2020
With so much focus on furlough and emergency support for struggling employers during the coronavirus crisis, what about those organisations...
16 Mar 2020
The number of companies using video interviews to hire staff spiked by 67% in the past four weeks due to...
13 Feb 2020
The decision to deny an experienced lawyer a job because he was considered...
6 Feb 2020
Ex-armed forces personnel will be guaranteed interviews for civil service jobs, the government has announced.
So long as they meet...